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Light Mayonnaise

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Light Mayonnaise

Light Mayonnaise - Guilt-free pleasure: Mayonnaise made from low-fat Greek yogurt and egg yolks - without the oil

184
calories
Calories
20 min.
Preparation
7 h. 25 min.
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easy
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Ingredients

for 8 grams
7 ounces Quark
4 Eggs
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
Salt
½ small Lemon
1 tablespoon White vinegar
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 2 Bowls, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 1
1

Drain the yogurt in a fine sieve set over a bowl for about 4 hours.

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 2
2

Put eggs into a small pot with enough water to cover. Cover with lid and bring water to a boil. Cook for exactly 9 minutes (hard-boil).  Run eggs under cold water to stop the cooking.

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 3
3

Peel the eggs and cut in half. Scoop out the egg yolks with a spoon and place into a bowl. (Reserve the whites for another use, such as chopped and sprinkled into a salad.)

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 4
4

Add 1-2 tablespoons of water to the egg yolks and mash with a wooden spoon until the yolks are creamy. Mix in cayenne.

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 5
5

Mix in the drained yogurt and season with salt. 

Light Mayonnaise preparation step 6
6

Squeeze 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice into the mayonnaise. Mix in vinegar and refrigerate, covered, 2-3 hours before using.